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Good Manners

Let's work on  Good Manners. 

Classes

Good Manners: Level I

$224 (HST included) 

1 hour/week for 6 weeks, plus our Orientation Session

PREREQUISITE

For dogs over 16 weeks.  This class is for dogs who are dog and people friendly and up to date on current vaccinations or have a letter from your veterinarian. Please endeavour to attend an orientation presentation before the first day of class (see orientation dates) and read our Policies and Training Guidelines

 

WHAT YOU LEARN

You will learn basic training for good manners in an effective friendly manner.  We work on the management of your dog's behaviour, elimination of unwanted behaviour and focus on the desired behaviour by rewarding appropriate responses.

 

Behaviours taught will include sit, down, stand, come when called, leave it, stay, polite greetings, and attention to the handler with increasing distractions.

 

HOW TO REGISTER

Please use the "Class Schedule" button to view our list of available classes and register.

 

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Good Manners: Level II

$175 (HST included) -

1 hour/week for 6 weeks

PREREQUISITE

Completion of Carolark Good Manners Level I or similar.  Dogs should have foundation skills underway such as sit, down, sit/stay, off, polite greetings and recall.

 

Dogs should be people and dog-friendly and fully vaccinated.

 

WHAT YOU LEARN

Continuation of Good Manners Level I skills concentrating on improving responses in the presence of Distractions and adding complexities of Distance and Duration. We add a variety of advanced tasks to challenge your dog’s mind. 

 

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Good Manners: Level II (Canine Good Citizen Class)

$175 (HST included) -

1 hour/week for 6 weeks

PREREQUISITE

Successful completion of Good Manners Level I or equivalent.   Dogs should have foundation skills underway such as sit, down, sit/stay and recall.

Dogs should be people and dog-friendly and fully vaccinated.

 

WHAT YOU LEARN

Dogs in this class will work on accepting a friendly stranger, sitting patiently for petting, walking on a loose leash, accepting grooming and handling from a stranger, walking through a crowd, behaving calmly around other dogs, working around distractions, responding to cues at a distance and remaining calm when left in supervised isolation for short periods of time.

 

WHY?

This is an excellent step for a well-behaved dog out in public.  It is a preparation class based on the “Canine Good Citizen” certification and will help you prepare for Therapy Dog evaluations used by local visiting organizations.

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Good Manners: Level Three

$160 (HST included) -

1 hour/week for 6 weeks

PREREQUISITE

Successful completion of a Good Manners Level II program or equivalent.  Dogs should be people and dog-friendly and fully vaccinated.

 

WHAT YOU LEARN

This is a self-directed challenge course. Each class has a small group of students. We provide a list of suggested challenges.  We teach and coach you in training your dog to meet the challenges you choose.  C

 

The challenges set out five different levels of stays, recalls, loose leash walking, distance work, tricks, advanced shaping, and targeting.

 

As a bonus, you can set out your selected challenges to work towards completion of Carolark's "Rainbow Challenge,"  

 

To register, click on the "Class Schedule" button.  This is a continuously running class that allows you to start when you want.  Choose your time slot and start date and register for 6 weeks of participation.

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